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Topic - Evgeni Plushenko
Two-time Olympic figure skating gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko has returned to training after announcing his retirement earlier this year due to injury.
Four-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko will have back surgery on March 2.
Injured Russian gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko will not skate in the gala show at the end of the Sochi Olympics.
A pair of skiers from Switzerland collected gold medals at the Sochi Games on Friday, and a teenager from Japan overcame a pair of falls to become the first Asian man to win an Olympic title in men's figure skating.
The four-time medalist who helped Russia win the team gold over the weekend fell on a triple axel during warmups Thursday for the short program and immediately grabbed his back.
For Patrick Chan, the main meal is at hand.
Evgeni Plushenko didn't get any edge in the draw for Thursday's men's short program at the Sochi Games.
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From her black handbag - Hermes, crocodile, "It's a very simple and democratic brand," she'll have you know - the wife of Evgeni Plushenko fished out a banner and unfurled it.
The descriptions range from enchanting to fearless, from "the real package" to "a diamond."
Julia Lipnitskaia has spent under seven minutes on the Olympic ice, but the Russian 15-year-old has quickly become the most talked about athlete at the games.
Outside the Iceberg Skating Palace, urologist Andrei Severyukhin was as certain about the winner of the team skating competition as he was about the colors of the Russian flag he had just had painted on his face.
In Russia's storied figure skating history, Evgeni Plushenko is already one of the greats.
No one proved a tougher draw when it mattered than the Russians at home in winter.
The path to figure skating gold for Russia has opened wide, with the host nation already holding a big lead in the sport's first team competition at an Olympics.
He has since said he would like to compete again if his body allows.
"For me, only first place counts, you can forget the rest," he said.